Mergers & Acquisitions (Big focus on AECOM acquisition of URS)

Order Details;

Write down 4 key aspects to be discussed and critically evaluated.

1) Examine and identify motives behind M & A.
2) Evaluate the effect on stock price of acquirer pre and post M&A (One of the examples MUST BE AECOM acquisition of URS Corporation)
3) Critically evaluate wealth effect of acquirer firm pre and post M&A
and finally 4) Briefly identify, explain and evaluate effect of M&A to the competitors (in terms of stock prices). The forth aspect should give 2 examples of other firms and one of AECOM & URS case.